Standards for Maintaining Satisfactory Progress

MSBS students maintain satisfactory progress by:

  • Matriculating on a full-time basis

  • Maintaining a minimum semester GPA of 3.0.

  • Graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and achieving a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all of the Core Curricula

  • Demonstrating the ability to grow in research skills and movement towards project goals following the selection of a thesis advisor

  • Developing a research project, under the supervision of one or more faculty members that results in a thesis that demonstrates mastery of the study area, and is presented, defended and deposited

  • Meet all milestone deadlines as defined above

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